The developer of counter-drone system Silent Hunter said its beam can cut through five layers of 2mm-thick steel plates from a distance of 800m, or 5mm plates from 1km away. Photo: Handout

China in race for counter-drone tech and laser weapons as it tries to catch up with US

But with the technology moving at such a rapid pace, ‘these systems are nearly obsolete by the time they are tested’

Topic |   China military

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The developer of counter-drone system Silent Hunter said its beam can cut through five layers of 2mm-thick steel plates from a distance of 800m, or 5mm plates from 1km away. Photo: Handout
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